BlackRock MuniVest Fund Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

$9.71 0.05 (0.52 %)
(As of 11/18/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$9.71
Today's Range$9.69 - $9.75
52-Week Range$9.34 - $10.11
Volume66,777 shs
Average Volume79,739 shs
Market Capitalization$624.34 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield5.68%
Beta-0.02

About BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

BlackRock MuniVest Fund logoBlackRock MuniVest Fund, Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. The Trust's investment objective is to provide shareholders with as high a level of current income exempt from federal income taxes as is consistent with its investment policies and prudent investment management. It seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing at least 80% of an aggregate of the Trust's net assets and the proceeds of any borrowing for investment purposes, in municipal obligations exempt from federal income taxes. The Trust invests in long-term municipal obligations rated investment grade at the time of investment and in long term municipal obligations with maturities of over 10 years at the time of investment. It may invest up to 20% of its total assets in securities rated below investment grade at the time of purchase. It may invest directly in such securities or synthetically through the use of derivatives. Its investment advisor is BlackRock Advisors, LLC.


Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Industry: Closed End Funds
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Financials
  • Symbol: NYSEAMERICAN:MVF
  • Previous Symbol: NYSE:MVF
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.blackrock.com
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.56
  • Dividend Yield: 5.7%
Misc:
  • Outstanding Shares: 64,740,000
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock symbol?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)AMERICAN under the ticker symbol "MVF."

How often does BlackRock MuniVest Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund announced a monthly dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $0.046 per share on Friday, December 1st. This represents a $0.55 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 5.68%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th. View BlackRock MuniVest Fund's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 120,890 shares, an increase of 421.5% from the October 13th total of 23,180 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 83,211 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.5 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock are sold short.

Who are some of BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key competitors?

Who are BlackRock MuniVest Fund's key executives?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Richard E. Cavanagh, Independent Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • John M. Perlowski, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director/Trustee
  • Karen P. Robards, Independent Vice Chairman of the Board of Trustees
  • Neal J. Andrews, Chief Financial Officer
  • Charles C. S. Park, Chief Compliance Officer
  • Robert W. Crothers, Vice President
  • Jay M. Fife, Treasurer
  • Janey Ahn, Secretary
  • Michael J. Castellano, Independent Trustee
  • Frank J. Fabozzi, Independent Trustee

Who owns BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BB&T Securities LLC (0.29%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.24%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.20%), Advisors Asset Management Inc. (0.11%), Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. (0.08%) and Krilogy Financial LLC (0.08%). Company insiders that own BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock include Phillip Soccio and Theodore R Jaeckel Jr. View Institutional Ownership Trends for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

Who sold BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock? Who is selling BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wells Fargo & Company MN, Doliver Capital Advisors LP and Macroview Investment Management LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

Who bought BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock? Who is buying BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Advisors Asset Management Inc., Krilogy Financial LLC, Yellowstone Partners LLC, BB&T Securities LLC, Beaumont Financial Partners LLC, Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc., Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc. and Van ECK Associates Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for BlackRock MuniVest Fund.

How do I buy BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock?

Shares of BlackRock MuniVest Fund can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is BlackRock MuniVest Fund's stock price today?

One share of BlackRock MuniVest Fund stock can currently be purchased for approximately $9.71.

How big of a company is BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund has a market capitalization of $624.34 million.

How can I contact BlackRock MuniVest Fund?

BlackRock MuniVest Fund's mailing address is 100 Bellevue Pkwy, WILMINGTON, DE 19809-3700, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at +1-800-8820052.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  33 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  65
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

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Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Ratings, 0 Hold Ratings, 0 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy RatingsNo ratings tracked in the last 12 months.
Consensus Rating:N/A (Score: NaN)
Analysts' Consensus Price Target: N/A

Consensus Price Target History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

Price Target History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

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Earnings

Earnings History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)


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Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

Next Dividend:12/1/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.56
Dividend Yield:5.77%
Payout Ratio:
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

Dividend History by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF)

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
11/2/2017monthly$0.055.67%11/14/201711/15/201712/1/2017
10/3/2017monthly$0.055.68%10/13/201710/16/201711/1/2017
9/5/2017monthly$0.055.59%9/14/20179/15/201710/2/2017
8/3/2017monthly$0.055.56%8/11/20178/15/20179/1/2017
7/5/2017monthly$0.055.66%7/12/20177/14/20178/1/2017
6/2/2017monthly$0.055.64%6/13/20176/15/20177/3/2017
5/2/2017monthly$0.055.7%5/11/20175/15/20176/1/2017
4/4/2017monthly$0.055.71%4/11/20174/13/20175/1/2017
3/2/2017monthly$0.055.63%3/13/20173/15/20174/3/2017
2/15/2017monthly$0.056.01%2/13/20172/15/20173/1/2017
1/4/2017monthly$0.056.11%1/11/20171/13/20172/1/2017
7/2/2015monthly$0.056.72%7/13/20157/15/20158/3/2015
6/2/2015monthly$0.056.4%6/11/20156/15/20157/1/2015
5/4/2015monthly$0.056.31%5/13/20155/15/20156/1/2015
4/2/2015monthly$0.056.29%4/13/20154/15/20155/1/2015
3/3/2015monthly$0.056.29%3/11/20153/13/20154/1/2015
2/3/2015monthly$0.056.11%2/11/20152/13/20153/2/2015
1/6/2015monthly$0.056.39%1/13/20151/15/20152/2/2015
12/2/2014monthly$0.000.14%12/10/201412/12/201412/31/2014
11/4/2014monthly$0.056.53%11/12/201411/14/201412/1/2014
10/6/2014monthly$0.056.58%10/10/201410/15/201411/3/2014
9/4/2014monthly$0.056.64%9/11/20149/15/201410/1/2014
8/4/2014monthly$0.056.67%8/13/20148/15/20149/2/2014
7/2/2014monthly$0.056.64%7/11/20147/15/20148/1/2014
6/3/2014monthly$0.066.95%6/12/20146/16/20147/1/2014
5/2/2014monthly$0.067.02%5/13/20145/15/20146/2/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF)

Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN:MVF)

Insider Trades by Quarter for BlackRock MuniVest Fund (NYSEAMERICAN MVF)

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
1/25/2017Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy200$9.80$1,960.00View SEC Filing  
10/14/2016Phillip SoccioInsiderBuy250$9.95$2,487.50View SEC Filing  
4/1/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell912$10.78$9,831.36View SEC Filing  
3/31/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell588$10.78$6,338.64View SEC Filing  
3/24/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,500$10.69$16,035.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2016Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerSell1,160$10.58$12,272.80View SEC Filing  
4/23/2014Peter HayesInsiderBuy3,000$9.64$28,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2013Theodore R Jaeckel JrPortfolio ManagerBuy2,000$10.10$20,200.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

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This page was last updated on 11/19/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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